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There are 4 ways to get from Upper West Side to Rockefeller Center by subway, taxi, towncar or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 1 subway  •  16m

  1. Take the line 1 subway from 86 St to 50 St 1 / ...

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  4m

  1. Take a taxi from Upper West Side to Rockefeller Center 2.7 miles

$17 - $21

Uber  •  4m

  1. Take an Uber from Upper West Side to Rockefeller Center 2.7 miles

$14 - $17

Walk  •  45m

  1. Walk from Upper West Side to Rockefeller Center 2.4 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Upper West Side to Rockefeller Center is to line 1 subway which costs $3 and takes 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Upper West Side to Rockefeller Center is to taxi which costs $17 - $21 and takes 4m.

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The distance between Upper West Side and Rockefeller Center is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Upper West Side to Rockefeller Center without a car is to line 1 subway which takes 16m and costs $3.

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The line 1 subway from 86 St to 50 St takes 8m including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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There are 2117+ hotels available in Rockefeller Center. Prices start at $113 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Upper West Side to Rockefeller Center.
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  • Distance: 2 miles
  • Duration: 16m

What companies run services between Upper West Side, NY, USA and Rockefeller Center, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from Upper West Side to Rockefeller Center every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 8m.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Upper West Side to Rockefeller Center
Ave. Duration
4m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$14 - $17
Car Seat
$27 - $30
UberX
$15 - $17
UberXL
$25 - $28
Black
$32 - $37
Black SUV
$50 - $60
Taxi from Upper West Side to Rockefeller Center
Ave. Duration
4m
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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